Community Engagement Co-ordinator - The Bishop Strachan School

Jul 23, 2024
Old Toronto, Ontario

Community Engagement Co-ordinator

Full-Time - Permanent


Annual Salary Range: $60,000 - $65,000

Are you passionate about building connections within diverse communities? Do you thrive in dynamic environments where meaningful dialogue and inclusive engagement are key? If so, we invite you to apply for the position of Community Engagement Coordinator at our school.

Working collaboratively with various departments across the school, the Coordinator will organize and execute community activities in line with school policies and procedures. Additionally, the Coordinator will assist the Director in engaging with the Parent Association, Alumnae Association, and other community members during advancement initiatives. By overseeing logistics for community initiatives and analyzing engagement outcomes with warmth, professionalism, and friendliness, the Coordinator will ensure all needs are met and reinforce the school's commitment to being a welcoming and inclusive environment for everyone.

What You'll Do:

  • Coordinates on-site community engagement programming that meets the social, cultural, and learning needs of the school community
  • Builds and strengthens relationships with multiple audiences including donors, volunteers, community partners, and students
  • Assists in tracking RSVPs, managing registrations, name tags and coordinating materials for engagement events
  • Administers all community initiative logistics including cost estimates and general budgeting, catering, room bookings and other facilities-based needs such as audio visual requirements 
  • Co-ordinates the schedule for parent and alumnae events, calendars, budget and determine details and activities for events and/or programming with colleagues across the school
  • Collects and analyzes data related to community engagement and outcomes
  • Supports Director of Parent and Alumnae Engagement with calendar management, visa reconciliation and other administrative duties as assigned
  • Compiles items for the newsletters by proof-reading, formatting, posting and sends out the newsletters to the constituents out via RENXT and myBSS
  • Supports the logistics of local and international events including travel
  • Expectation to work evenings and some weekends as needed for community initiatives 

Who You Are:

  • Successful completion of a university degree and/or relevant college diploma 
  • Previous experience in program coordination, event planning, account management or a related field considered an asset
  • Past experience in a fundraising/advancement school setting considered an asset
  • Great organizational and interpersonal skills, with excellent planning, technology and project coordination aptitude
  • Ability to multi-task while maintaining accuracy and attention to details

Why Work at BSS?

At BSS, we value and recognize the following core competencies in our employees; trust and integrity, collaboration, flexibility and adaptability, initiative, community focused and strong communication skills. Our employees are lifelong learners and apply these core competencies in all aspects of the school environment. 

Additionally, BSS offers a competitive total compensation package that includes:

  • Extensive health and dental benefits package
  • Lunch provided everyday!
  • Discounted student tuition for eligible staff’s children
  • Use of on-site fitness center
  • And a chance to be part of a great community!

BSS Values Diversity:

BSS is committed to fostering an inclusive, diverse and respectful environment. We believe that diversity in our school fosters a rich, inclusive and creative environment. We are actively engaged in building a more diverse school and encourage all qualified applicants to apply. 

How to Apply:

Interested applicants should visit our website and click Apply Now.

We are committed to providing an accessible experience and an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, beginning with the recruitment process. If you have restrictions that need to be accommodated to fully participate in any phase of the recruitment process, please contact the HR Admin at 416-483-4325, ext. 1920 or by email at . All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.

We thank all candidates for their applications; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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